Rivet Nut USA Part Number 9003
Atlas Part Number Riv 942
Style: Heavy Duty Pull-to-Pressure/Pull-to-Stroke Pneumatic/Hydraulic Setting Tool
Capacity: Medium-to-High Volume Production

9003 install tool

The Bollhoff P3007 is currently unavailable so as an alternative, Cardinal’s 9003 Heavy Duty rivet nut installation tool (also known as Atlas® Riv 942 installation tool) offers heavy-duty workhorse capability, as well as the ability to be flexible for installing tiny threaded parts (as small as a 6-32 / M4). The 9003 is typically used to install rivet nuts and rivet studs and offers both / either “Pull to Pressure” or “Pull to Stroke” capability.

  • “Pull to Pressure” allows the user to initially set-up the tool to a predetermined installation force. The tool will apply a standard foot pounds of pressure to successfully install every rivet nut, even including if the material thicknesses varies from install to install. “Pull to Pressure” is user friendly and good for varying material thicknesses or varying types of rivet nuts.
  • “Pull to Stroke” allows the user to initially set-up the tool to a predetermined installation pulling stroke distance. The user will screw the pressure knob into maximum pressure position (eliminating any pressure variations), then allow the gun to control the upset quality using the stroke control feature. The “Pull to Stroke” feature of the 9003 is an Assembler and Quality Manager’s best friend for high-volume installation production environments, as it assures the nutsert is “stroked” the same distance on every install!  This is good for when a factory is installing the same rivet nut in the same material over and over and over again.
  • Step 1: The fastener will auto-feed onto the installation tool
  • Step 2: Pull the trigger HALFWAY in order to initiate the installation sequence
  • Step 3: Once the fastener is installed, then pull the trigger FULLY to initiate the reverse feature that will spin the mandrel out of the installed fastener
  • Cycle Time: Up to 10 installs per minute
  • Pull Force: 6,500 lbs or 29 kN
  • Stroke: .390 in or 9.9 mm
  • Manufacturer Part Number: Atlas® Riv 942 (Cardinal 9003)
  • Air Pressure: Regulate to 87 PSI (6.0 Bar) of clean dry air for best operation

Unified & Metric Thread Capabilities:

Unified Rivet Nuts: 6-32, 8-32, 10-24, 10-32, 1/4-20, 1/4-28, 5/16-18, 5/16-24, 3/8-16, 3/8-24, 1/2-13, 1/2-20
Metric Rivet Nuts:  M4, M5, M6, M8, M10, M12

  • Mandrel & Anvil required for each thread size.  These are considered consumables of the tool, please keep backup(s) on hand!
  • Please consult us on your exact fastener and application to assure you invest in the most capable tool for the job.
    • Note:  Material type of fastener is critical.  Example: Install tool may be set up for a 1/2-13 rivet nut, but tool is only capable of installing a soft aluminum 1/2-13 rivet nut, and can not install a harder steel or hardest stainless steel 1/2-13 rivet nut.  A heavier duty tool would be required to install the harder steel or hardest stainless steel 1/2-13 rivet nut. Call us with questions!



Video of the 9003 in Action!

Video of how to set up the 9003 to install a 1/2-13 rivet nut